Issue : 24 March 2009
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This article outlines recommendations in British Thoracic Society guidance on oxygen therapy inpatients with asthma and COPD
This article describes the development and audit of a nurse-led contraceptive and sexual health drop-in clinic for young parents
This article explores developing an online learning community that student nurses can use to support their education
Nurses are constantly dealing with new and challenging situations in their day-to-day practice. Case studies are a way of sharing these experiences and offering possible solutions
With the teenage pregnancy rate higher that it was a decade ago, David Paton asks whether easy access to contraceptive services is contributing to this problem
A Cochrane review gathered evidence on pharmacological and behavioural treatments to see if they affected weight gain after giving up smoking
The NHS formally announced last week that it has achieved 100% roll-out of its antenatal screening programme for sickle cell and thalassaemia.
Independent health provider Bupa has announced it is to recruit an extra 800 new nursing and auxiliary staff to work in its care homes.
This article outlines an initiative to support parents at home to reduce unnecessary A&E attendances
CMO calls for practice nurses to tackle painSubscription
Practice nurses could in future have to assess pain and its associated disability under the quality and outcomes framework.